Diamondbacks host the Dodgers following Leake’s strong showing
Phoenix; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona heads into the matchup fresh off a dominant performance by Mike Leake. Leake threw 7 1/3 innings, giving up two runs on four hits with two strikeouts against San Francisco.
The Diamondbacks are 27-36 against teams from the NL West. Arizona has a team on-base percentage of .321, led by Ketel Marte with a mark of .382.
The Dodgers have gone 38-19 against division opponents. Los Angeles has a collective on-base percentage of .336, good for second in the National League. Cody Bellinger leads the club with a mark of .392.
Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 144 hits and is batting .307. Corey Seager is 11-for-36 with six doubles and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 6-4, .220 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored by five runs
Dodgers: 6-4, .242 batting average, 3.20 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs
Dodgers Injuries: Ross Stripling: (neck), Rich Hill: (left forearm), Dylan Floro: (intercostal), Scott Alexander: (forearm), Alex Verdugo: (back), Tyler White: (upper back), Kristopher Negron: (neck), Max Muncy: (wrist), David Freese: (hamstring).